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Long Range Pistols Bismarck ND

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Muzzle Blast Firearms
701223146
5001 149Th Ave Nw
Bismarck, ND
 
Norseman Supply
701391834
2666 West Loveland Road
Bismarck, ND
 
A R Arms
701663901
2205 N Sommer Dr
Mandan, ND
 
Brown, Joel R
701667614
2416 Crocus Drive North
Mandan, ND
 
2Nd Amendment Guns
609 19Th St Nw
Minot, ND
 
Hughes Gunsmithing Llc
701222398
3385 Silver Fox Lane
Bismarck, ND
 
Dans Sport Center
701751400
7499 Gray Fox Lane
Bismarck, ND
 
High Country Llc
701202514
3215 N Crested Dr
Mandan, ND
 
Rolling Thunder Sporting Goods
701663136
503 Division St Ne
Mandan, ND
 
Audubon Guns & Ammo
701391504
213 Frontage Rd Se
Coleharbor, ND
 

Long Distance Lessons

A short course on extending your handguns range

Shooting sticks are helpful items when you find yourself shooting "out yonder." They are a great aid, especially when grass or brush prevent the hunter from getting in the prone position.

Rifle enthusiasts are not the only shooters who enjoy the challenge of long-range shooting. Handgunners also like to test their skills on long-distance targets in organized competition, informal plinking or varmint hunting. Whether it's a rock, tin can, varmint or steel silhouette, many of us enjoy stepping up to this unique, yet difficult quest.

There are several elements that affect the success of long-range shooting, but first I should probably define "long range." For the shooter with a .25 auto trying to topple a tin can, 25 yards can qualify as long range. For those using most magnum revolvers in a hunting situation, 100 yards is long range. On the silhouette field where any hit that knocks over the target is considered good, some shooters make 200-yard shots look easy.

When shooting long range, knowing the trajectory, or path of the bullet, is crucial. Revolver rounds like the .44 Magnum suffer a great deal in this regard when compared to bottle-neck rifle cartridges. Let's look at a typical situation with a 240-grain bullet going 1,500 fps, which would be a maximum load. With the gun sighted-in at 50 yards, out at 150 yards the bullet will drop an amazing 14 inches, and, depending on wh...

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